Porterville College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 40%

Porterville College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,0541,5632,491

1,024 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

289 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Porterville College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Porterville College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Porterville College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,288$7,224
Fees for full-time undergraduates$34$34
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$258

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Social Sciences102102
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service8686
Health Professions and Related Programs7878
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities7474
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies7070
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4646
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4545
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4545
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3131
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1010
Mathematics and Statistics77
Visual and Performing Arts66
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences55
English Language and Literature & Letters22
Grand Total613613

A total of 613 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Porterville College.

Graduation rate28%27%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 45%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff174
Instructional FTE91
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.portervillecollege.edu
Address100 E College Ave
Porterville, California, 93257
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population77,000